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Therapy Services - PRN Staff Occupational Upper Extremities Hand Therapist - Decatur

Location: Decatur, TX
Date Posted: 04-11-2018
JOB SUMMARY: 
  • Responsible for the development, implementation and monitoring of UE/Hand Rehabilitation Programs at Fit-N-Wise Rehabilitation Center. 
  • Responsible for developing dynamic and effective plans of care by utilizing evidence-based practices, ensuring high quality of patient care and service, and increasing the scope of services delivered in upper extremity treatment. 
  • Responsible for the overall direction, utilization, supervision, instruction, and evaluation of professional and supportive staff, volunteers and students engaged in the UE/Hand Rehabilitation Program. 
  • Assist in marketing of the OT services focused on UE/Hand Rehabilitation Programs
 
REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: 
  • OT Supervisor and administratively to Administrative Director, Rehabilitation & Wellness
 
REQUIREMENTS: 
  • 1) Graduate of an accredited school of occupational therapy
  • 2) NBCOT certified
  • 3) TX State licensure
  • 4) 5 years experience treating neurological/orthopedic UE conditions
  • 5)  Specialty certification in Upper Extremity Hand Rehabilitation 
  • 6) CPR
 
Must have current licensure/certifications upon hire. 

New Hires will have 60 days to acquire the required Basic Life Support (CPR, ACLS, PALS, BLS, and/or any other life support certifications required for the job).
 
PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: 
  • Prolonged physical activity ambulating within the clinic; dexterity, lifting/carrying, reaching, kneeling/sitting, pulling/pushing, vision, and hearing. 
 
OSHA TASK CATEGORY TWO: 
  • There is an occasional risk of exposure to mucous membranes or skin contact with blood, body fluids, or tissues, or a potential for spills or splashed during the performance of the job. 
  • Universal precautions must be observed and protective devices worn by the employee when performing a task that is likely to cause exposure.
 
Employment standards include current requirements as determined by Federal, State, and Wise Health System policy.
 
EMPLOYEE STATUS: 
  • Exempt Salary
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